Chrysler said this week that it would double production of the Ram 1500 EcoDiesel pickup, increasing the model’s share of all Ram pickups from 10 to 20 percent. Ram is currently the only light truck manufacturer in the US to offer a diesel engine in a light-duty pickup. The Ram 1500 EcoDiesel comes with a 240 horsepower 3-liter diesel V6 with a fuel efficiency rating of 28 miles per gallon.
Their are very few of these trucks on the lots across the nation – most are sold before the Dealers take delivery.
Honda, Toyota, Nissan, Chevy, GMC, and Ford are all announcing the release of new light and mid-sized pick up trucks with advanced diesel engines.
The U.S. Migration is well underway.